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Silver and Gold Episode 09: Major Tom

In this episode of the Silver and Gold Podcast, Jay discusses the similarities between the origin of Captain Atom and the subject matter of the Peter Schilling song “Major Tom (Coming Home).” 24 more words

Captain Atom

Batman: The Killing Joke


Well, for anyone that doesn’t live under a rock and follows comic book websites, you know that Batman:  The Killing Joke is set to be released as an animated film this summer.   852 more words

Comic Books

This One's Got Moxie

Yesterday at the supermarket the cashier and customer in line ahead of me were discussing how much they loved Moxie soda. I live in Maine, where Moxie is a local favorite, but I have never tasted Moxie soda. 283 more words


All-Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder ( Spoilers )

Publication wise, Frank Miller’s controversial “All-Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder” is the last story in Miller’s Dark Knight series before Master Race came out a few months ago.   458 more words

Comic Books

A Review of A Monster Calls, by Patrick Ness

Goodreads Rating: 4.29 Stars
240 Pages
Walker Children’s Hardbacks Publishing
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The monster showed up after midnight. As they do.

But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. 690 more words


Batman: Year One by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli


Frank Miller’s Batman material is some of the best I have ever read.  To be fair, I haven’t read much as I just recently took up an intense love of comic books again after years of really not caring.   592 more words

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Origin Story: The Tapioca/Mineshaft Connection

The aphorism ‘Never throw tapioca down a mine shaft’ is only weird if you don’t know its origin story. So let’s unweird it right now. 329 more words